Kaiser Permanente (an American integrated managed care consortium, based in Oakland, the US) researchers found long-term benefits for patients and health organizations that employ screenings, interventions, and referrals.
Reducing care needs of teens with substance-abuse disorders
E-cigarettes are contaminated with lung-damaging bacterial toxins of the type found in waste-incineration plants, scientists have discovered.
Asthma-causing bugs found in e-cigarettes for the first time
A new British Medical Association (BMA) report based on survey data has found a ‘severe mental health crisis among the country’s physicians and medical students.
Report highlights mental health crisis of British doctors
A new study suggests that Oncotype DX-guided treatment could reduce the cost for the first year of breast cancer care in the US by about $50 million (about two percent of the overall costs in the first year). The study by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and the country’s National Cancer Institute researchers was published April 24, in JNCI.
Genetic testing in women diagnosed with breast cancer decreases cost of care nationwide
In a recent preliminary study, scientists used stem cells to ease osteoarthritis. Although the trial was small-scale, the results are promising and will pave the way for larger studies
Using stem cells to combat osteoarthritis
Eat as much as you want and not gain weight? Sounds too good to be true.
Study: Mediterranean diet deters overeating
"Patients who were seen in an emergency department that was not associated with where they received cancer treatment or one of the 14 major cancer centers in Ontario Province of Canada were less likely to be admitted to hospital but more likely to die within 30 days of the visit," said Dr. Keerat Grewal, an emergency physician at Mount Sinai Hospital, and the University of Toronto.
Patients with cancer seen in emergency department have better outcomes at original hospital
Spring cleaning isn’t just good for your home, it can actually lift your mood too.
Doctors: Spring cleaning good for your mental health
In this century, the World Health Organization (WHO) has come up with new classifications for human aging, considering 66-79 years old to be middle-aged and 80-99 years old to be elderly or senior. Many diseases such as heart disease, asthma, diabetes and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) have also become more common in parallel with the prolongation of our lives.
Tips for a healthy old age
At times, you might not realize that your day-to-day habits are the ones that are impacting your weight loss goals in a negative manner.
Five bad habits making quick weight loss harder than usual for you

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